May 31, 2016It’s the time of year when many families start planning for camping trips at the amazing parks spread across our province. If you’ve never gone camping maybe this is the year you venture out and give it a try; it’s one of the most affordable travel options. It’s also a great way for families to connect with each other and nature, unplug from digital devices and create lasting memories.
Planning your meals in advance can help reduce the stress that comes from last minute preparations. From breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between, here's help to become a master meal planner.
May 10, 2016Did you know that eating potassium-rich foods can help to lower your blood pressure? Read about the important role of potassium in lowering blood pressure and learn how to add these foods to your meals.
May 3, 2016You never know when you’ll have to be ready for an emergency. If you feel overwhelmed when thinking about packing your emergency supply kit read on for tips on what foods to pack along with some recipe ideas.
April 26, 2016Have you heard about the 80/20 rule for healthy eating? Read on to find out what it is and whether it’s advice worth following.
March 29, 2016When did choosing eggs get so confusing? Wading through information ranging from cholesterol to farming practices can be overwhelming! Well…Let’s get cracking at learning more. Read on.
March 15, 2016These days, it seems like everyone has some nutrition advice to share. But how can you be sure the advice is trustworthy? Read on to get the inside scoop.
March 8, 2016Sometimes a picture can tell you all you need to know. Learn to make delicious, nutritious and eye-catching mason jar muesli for a healthy meal on the go. Have it for breakfast or a snack, you decide!
March 1, 2016Have you ever bitten off more than you can chew when it comes to making changes to your diet? If so, I think this year’s Nutrition Month theme, The 100 Meal Journey, can help make these changes a bit easier to swallow.
January 19, 2016It’s 2016, the international year of pulses! Dried beans, lentils and peas have been quietly nourishing humanity for thousands of years but these days they don’t regularly appear on the dinner plates of most Canadian families. It’s time for this to change.
December 22, 2015Holidays are a time to exercise culinary skills with new recipes or family favourites. Avoid food-borne illness – get answers to common food safety questions.